FUN, AFFORDABLE SEATTLE CLASSES


Today’s featured classes

  • Rekindle School was established in 2002.  We offer fun, affordable classes in Seattle in drawing, painting, acting, filmmaking and other subjects. 
  • Most of our students are adults. If a student is under 17, please contact us before enrolling so we can make sure the class is a good fit. 
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Short class descriptions


ACTING 101 

Acting is fun — and it can be life-changing. In this enjoyable four-week class, you’ll learn how to create characters, memorize dialogue, and perform scenes in front of the class. We’ll do warm­-ups and theater games, improv and scene work. Plus: How to use your voice, body and emotions as acting tools. This class can be taken independently or … learn more


ACTING 102

In this enjoyable Seattle acting class, we’ll perform scenes from several short scripts, focusing on your character’s goal (what he or she wants in the scene); motivation (why it matters); and other key elements of acting. This class can be taken independently or … learn more


ACTING 103

In this class you’ll learn how to create a range of different CHARACTER TYPES, then choose several of them to polish and perfect. We’ll look at posture, vocalization, and finding the character’s internal energy to help define and differentiate them from each other. You’ll have fun and expand the range of characters… learn more


ACTING 104

In this class, open to everyone who’s taken Acting 101, we‘ll do some exercises designed to help students expand their emotional range, and to respond in a more natural and intuitive way to their scene partners. This class can be taken independently or applied toward our Acting Fundamentals Certificate Program.


ACTING 105

In this class, our focus will be on intuitive acting: tuning into the scene and characters we’re portraying on a more intuitive level.  In this class, we’ll do exercises to help us connect in a more genuine way with our scene partners, and respond more naturally and intuitively as “real people in an imaginary world”… learn more


AUDITIONING WORKSHOP

In this class you’ll learn where to find auditions, and learn about actor headshots, actor resumes, filming your own auditions, and how to create an actor reel. We’ll do practice exercises and warm-ups to make more comfortable with the auditioning process, and you’ll get honest feedback about how to… learn more


CARTOONING

Looking for a fun introductory Seattle cartooning class? In this class, you’ll learn how to draw faces and figures in a humorous cartooning style; how to draw cartoons and comics, human and animal characters and more. Plus how to get your cartoons published in… Learn more


DRAWING FACES AND PORTRAITS

In this fun, information-filled class, you’ll learn how to draw men’s, women’s, and children’s faces; how to draw facial angles and expressions; how to draw ears, noses, eyes, eyebrows and mouths; how to draw faces without a model, and how to catch a resemblance… learn more


DRAWING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS

Anyone can draw… this means you! In this fun, step-by-step ONLINE DRAWING CLASS, aimed at total beginners, we’ll work our way through a number of exercises designed to train your eye, hand and imagination to work together as a unit, or a team. You’ll learn to how … learn more


FIGURE DRAWING

In this Seattle figure drawing class, you’ll learn how to draw realistic human figures using an easy step-by-step method, even if you’ve never drawn before. We’ll start out by drawing some simplified figures based on shapes such as easy-to-draw shapes such as cylinders; learn about the proportions, then… learn more


IMPROV 101: ACTING WITHOUT SCRIPTS

Improv is fun! In this class our focus will be on strengthening students’ underlying acting skills by incorporating elements of improv.  Exercises include “present time”, listening vs hearing,  “Yes,” “Yes, and”, creating characters, short improv scenes, and responding to prompts by creating… learn more


IMPROV 102

A follow up for students who’ve completed our Improv 101 class!  Take your improv to the next level in this enjoyable four week workshop.  More fun exercises, and a deep dive into … learn more


LET’S MAKE A MOVIE

In this class, students will work learn how to make a movie (and act in one) by actually making one. We’ll have a brainstorming sessions, figure out where to film it, cast it, then meet to film the movie. Everyone who wants to be in the movie, will have a part in it… learn more


PAINTING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS

Looking for a painting class that’s fun and easy, step-by-step, and designed for absolute and complete beginners?  Our online painting classes are interactive learning experiences. They’re fun, easy and informative. Lessons include how to and blend colors; which brushes do what; how to paint simple objects; how to make the objects you’re painting look real and three dimensional; and … learn more


SCREENWRITING 101

Learn how to write screenplays, get some practice writing them, and have opportunities to workshop them and get feedback on your writing. Plus tips for pitching your screenplay and getting it produced. A fun, practical, hands-on Seattle screenwriting class. Students will… learn more


STAND-UP COMEDY 101

This fun, intensive standup comedy workshop is designed for anyone who has ever wanted to try, or learn about stand up comedy. Over the course of four weeks you will learn about the craft of standup comedy through practice and experimentation. Fourth meeting is a performance in front of a live audience at a comedy club. where we will … learn more


STAND-UP COMEDY 201

Stand-Up Comedy 201 is an intensive four week course for any comic who wants to progress their stand-up. With a focus on comedic individuality every graduate will get a personalized course based on their own unique goals, and…  Learn more


VOICEOVER 101

Looking for an ONLINE voice acting class which is taught by an established professional voice actor?  In this helpful introductory class, you’ll learn about the real world of voice acting, including how to have the best odds of making it in the business. Voice acting is fun, and a great way for actors to improve their general acting skills on and off the screen.   Most students in our voiceover classes are adults. Our online voiceover classes are the perfect way to start learning and…. Learn more


Seattle acting classes:

  1. ACTING 101
  2. ACTING 102
  3. ACTING 103
  4. ACTING 104
  5. LET’S MAKE A MOVIE
  6. ACTING IN A 48 HOUR MOVIE
  7. ACTING IN A 48 HOUR HORROR MOVIE
  8. AUDITIONING 101
  9. ACTING FUNDAMENTALS CERTIFICATE

Seattle comedy classes

  1. STAND UP COMEDY 101
  2. Coming soon: STAND UP COMEDY 201

Seattle writing classes:


Seattle voice over classes:


Seattle art classes

  1. CARTOONING 101
  2. DRAWING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS
  3. DRAWING FACES AND PORTRAITS
  4. FIGURE DRAWING

Seattle film classes

  1. LET’S MAKE A MOVIE
  2. ACTING IN A 48 HOUR MOVIE
  3. ACTING IN A 48 HOUR HORROR MOVIE
  4. FILMMAKING: MAKING “MILLION-DOLLAR MOVIES” ON A MICRO BUDGET

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